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Bike and Pedestrian Transportation

  • Updated: 05/04/2017 12:44 pm CDT
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    The City of Carbondale, IL produced this tool to address new planning challenges that come with different population ages and their choices for transportation, including a focus on the movement of pedestrians. It addresses accommodating walkers and bicylists and ways to foster their method of transportation, coupled with a mindful eye on supporting access to healthy foods.

  • Updated: 10/27/2015 9:21 pm CDT
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    Bulr Bikes is a bike sharing system, which provides a convenient and inexpensive transportation option for people can travel from point A to point B. 

  • Updated: 09/20/2015 10:02 pm CDT
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    The Des Moines Register provides an overview of the Ingersoll Avenue lane diet project.

  • Updated: 09/20/2015 12:03 pm CDT
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    Found here is a publication of the Iowa Bicycle Coalition, Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA), and Main Street Iowa.

  • Updated: 05/04/2017 12:25 pm CDT
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    The toolkit includes planning and regulatory tools focused on growing options for physical activity and access to local, healthy foods; in particular, tools for local officials who make land development decisions in small and rural Connecticut towns. This toolkit is designed to support the EHHD region towns, as well as any other small, rural towns, in these efforts.

  • Updated: 09/20/2015 9:57 pm CDT
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    The Iowa Bicycle Coalition builds partnerships, educates Iowans, and helps to establish safe and enjoyable bicycle transportation and recreation networks throughout Iowa.

  • Updated: 09/20/2015 10:03 pm CDT
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    Manual providing guidance on achieving balanced street design that accommodates cars while ensuring that pedestrians, cyclists and transit users can travel safely and comfortably.

  • Updated: 10/27/2015 9:35 pm CDT
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    The Nice Ride website provides information of the bike sharing system in Minnesota, introduces how it works, pricing of the usage fee for the system and latest news. 

  • Updated: 11/23/2015 1:40 am CST
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    The North American Bike-share Association (NABSA) was incorporated as a non-profit Corporation in 2014. NABSA is a member-driven organization.

  • Updated: 11/23/2015 10:29 am CST
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    The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center is funded by the Federal Highway Administration. The website provides pedestrian and bike information, news, and resources.

  • Updated: 09/24/2015 10:51 am CDT
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    Statewide Urban Design And Specifications (SUDAS) manuals provide common urban standards for public improvements such as sanitary sewers, water mains, streets, sidewalks, utility locations, signalization, drainage and erosion control.

  • Updated: 09/20/2015 9:58 pm CDT
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    Handbook sponsored by Omaha by Design. The handbook sets out to improve the appearance of Omaha’s streets and create a setting that is welcoming to pedestrians and cyclists as well as drivers and transit users.

  • Updated: 09/20/2015 9:57 pm CDT
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    Walkscore.com is a website that rates the “walkability” of any neighborhood.

  • Updated: 09/20/2015 11:47 am CDT
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    This link provides a video that summarizes the components of the St. Paul, Minnesota Way-finding Master Plan.